Press Releases

Vrej Pastry Named 41st Assembly District’s Small Business of the Year

Sacramento, CA – In a ceremony in Sacramento, Assemblymember Chris Holden honored Vrej Pastry as “Small Business of the Year” for the 41st Assembly District. Vrej (Frank) and Armig Tomboulian– co-owners of Vrej Pastry, accepted the recognition during the annual Small Business of the Year luncheon organized by the California Small Business Association.

Assemblymember Chris Holden Scores Local Victories in Latest Budget Update

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Legislature passed AB 178 that included local victories sought by Assemblymember Chris Holden.  The legislation, known as a budget trailer bill, supplements the 2021-2022 State Budget agreement announced earlier in June. Next, Assemblymember Holden’s bill AB 2617 will enable more local education agencies to establish dual enrollment opport